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CDC documenting a Monkeypox reinfection, plus slides & transcript from a COCA call in June 2022

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    Monkeypox: Updates about Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment



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    This COCA Call will present what clinicians need to know about monkeypox including guidance about the typical clinical presentation, treatment options, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, and reporting to public health authorities.
    Presenters


    Agam Rao, MD, FIDSA
    CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service
    Medical Officer, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Leandro A. Mena, MD, MPH, FIDSA
    Director, Division of STD Prevention
    National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Brett Petersen, MD, MPH
    CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service
    Deputy Chief, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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    Page last reviewed: June 24, 2022


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  • CDC documenting a Monkeypox reinfection, plus slides & transcript from a COCA call in June 2022



    The CDC is aware of a single case report of a possible reinfection with monkeypox, but the agency expects that to be a rare scenario, Petersen noted.

    "What we don't know is with this new outbreak, and the new epidemiology and route of transmission, whether that may impact some of what was previously seen with monkeypox and other related viruses, like smallpox. So, I think there's still more to learn there," he added.
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